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County: Simpson County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21213

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 151,171

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Low Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 0.5 Total Forest Acreage: 17,087

Total Housing Units: 7,435

Topography: Irregular Plains

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Adjacent to small metro with town

Metro Category: Nonmetro adjacent

Economic Type: Manufacturing

Policy Type: None

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 15,145 3.2% -0.7% 3.9%

2000: 16,405 8.3% 4.3% 4.0%

2010: 17,327 5.6% 2.8% 2.9%

2013: 17,793 2.6% 1.2% 1.5%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 15.5% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $48,469 0-to-19: 4,655 26.9%

Persons in Poverty: 14.5% 20-to-44: 5,377 31.0%

Children in Poverty 17.6% 45-to-64: 4,824 27.8%

Median Age: 39.3 65-plus: 2,471 14.3%

Percent Minority: 13.8%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 14,941 86.2% 4.3%

Black: 1,615 9.3% -3.5%

Hispanic: 325 1.9% 116.7%

Asian: 111 0.6% 22.0%

Native: 40 0.2% 18.9%

Other: 7 0.0%

Multi: 288 1.7%
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